Country: Dominican Republic

Number of People Groups

15

People Groups Unreached

1 (6.7%)

Progress Level

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Total
Population

10,795,000

Population in Unreached

1,700 (0.0%)

Largest Religion

% Christian Adherent

93.8%

% Evangelical

10.84%

Evangelical Annual Growth Rate

2.8%
Map Notes
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Photo People Group Population
this Country
Global
Population
Indigenous Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
% Evangelical Est. Workers
Needed *
Afro-Dominican 997,000 997,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 8.97 % -
 Americans, U.S. 37,000 192,805,000 English Christianity 77.00 % 28.90 % -
 Arab, Lebanese 3,700 7,855,000 Arabic, North Levantine Spoken Islam 32.00 % 0.50 % -
 British 1,300 53,901,000 English Christianity 60.00 % 8.00 % -
 Chinese, general 50,000 15,716,000 Chinese, Mandarin Non-Religious 15.00 % 7.00 % -
 Deaf 81,000 47,601,000 Dominican Sign Language Christianity 94.35 % -
Dominican White 1,707,000 1,707,000 Spanish Christianity 95.00 % 10.74 % -
 Dominican, mixed 7,297,000 8,919,000 Spanish Christianity 94.00 % 10.74 % -
 French 2,100 50,319,000 French Christianity 61.00 % 1.00 % -
 German 800 66,308,000 German, Standard Christianity 64.00 % 2.10 % -
 Haitian 569,000 13,010,000 Haitian Creole Christianity 95.00 % 16.00 % -
 Jamaicans 32,000 3,872,000 Jamaican Creole English Christianity 82.00 % 28.00 % -
 Japanese 1,700 124,082,000 Japanese Buddhism 1.50 % 0.50 % 1
 Spaniard 5,900 29,004,000 Spanish Christianity 79.00 % 1.00 % -
 West Indian Mulatto 11,000 11,000 English Christianity 90.00 % 1.00 % -
  Totals:  15 10,795,000         1 93.79 % 10.84 %
  Unclassified / Other Individuals 53,000                
  UN Country Population (2020) 10,848,000                
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Provinces Estimated
Population
Azua 240,000
Bahoruco 109,000
Barahona 209,000
Dajabón 72,000
Distrito Nacional 1,081,000
Duarte 325,000
El Seybo 99,000
Espaillat 260,000
Hato Mayor 95,000
Independencia 59,000
La Altagracia 306,000
La Estrelleta 95,000
La Romana 274,000
La Vega 441,000
María Trinidad Sánchez 158,000
Monseñor Nouel 185,000
Monte Cristi 123,000
Monte Plata 208,000
Pedernales 36,000
Peravia 206,000
Puerto Plata 361,000
Salcedo 136,000
Samaná 113,000
San Cristóbal 638,000
San José de Ocoa 67,000
San Juan 260,000
San Pedro de Macorís 325,000
Sánchez Ramírez 169,000
Santiago 1,078,000
Santiago Rodríguez 64,000
Santo Domingo 2,658,000
Valverde 183,000
Provinces:  32 10,633,000
UN Country Population 10,848,000

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Class Population % Popl % Hindu % Muslim % Christian % Buddhist % Sikh % Other
 
Forward Caste (FC) 287,022,000 2,658.8 % 97.3 % 0.0 % 1.1 % 0.1 % 0.0 % 1.4 %
 
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 765,853,000 7,094.5 % 70.6 % 24.5 % 1.7 % 0.1 % 2.3 % 0.8 %
 
Scheduled Caste (SC) 206,239,000 1,910.5 % 93.4 % 0.0 % 0.5 % 3.4 % 2.6 % 0.0 %
 
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 114,756,000 1,063.0 % 81.8 % 1.5 % 9.2 % 0.7 % 0.0 % 6.7 %
10,795,000


Count People Groups: 15
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Language Code # Peoples
Primary
Language
# Unreached
Primary
Language
Scripture
Status
NT Text
Online
NT Audio
Online
Jesus Film
Online
Audio
Recordings
Online
Gospel
Tract
Online
Arabic, North Levantine Spoken apc 1 0 Bible Portions
Chinese, Mandarin cmn 1 0 Complete Bible
Dominican Sign Language doq 1 0 Translation Started
English eng 3 0 Complete Bible
French fra 1 0 Complete Bible
German, Standard deu 1 0 Complete Bible
Haitian Creole hat 1 0 Complete Bible
Jamaican Creole English jam 1 0 New Testament
Japanese jpn 1 1 Complete Bible
Spanish spa 4 0 Complete Bible
Totals: 10 15 1   8 8 8 9 7

MAJOR RELIGIONS Percent
Buddhism
0.1 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 10.8 %)
93.8 %
Ethnic Religions
3.0 %
Hinduism
0.0 %
Islam
0.0 %
Non-Religious
3.0 %
Other / Small Religions
0.0 %
Unknown
0.0 %

CHRISTIAN SEGMENTS Percent
Anglican
0.1 %
Independent
2.9 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
2.3 %
Protestant
9.2 %
Roman Catholic
84.7 %
Notes:

Major Religions: Religion percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each religion, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total population to derive the religion's percentage.

Christianity Segments: Christian segment percentages are derived from summing Joshua Project's data for all the people groups who live in each country. The number of individuals who practice each segment of Christianity, by people group, are summed. This number is divided by the country's total number of Christians to derive the Christian segment's percentage.

Networking Possibilities

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Dominican Republic Statistics
People Groups 15
Unreached People Groups 1  (6.7%)
Population 10,795,000
Population Annual Growth Rate 1.1%
Population in Unreached 1,700  (0.0%)
Primary Religion Christianity
Percent Christian Adherent 93.8%
Percent Evangelical 10.8%
Evangelical Annual Growth Rate 2.8%
Pioneer Workers Needed * 1
Country Progress Level 5
Urbanization 81%
Continent North America
Region America, North and Caribbean
10/40 Window No
Country Code DR
Official Language(s) Spanish
Literacy Rate 91%
Estimated Illiterate Population 972,000
Persecution Ranking Not ranked